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1% remove it99% keep it
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1.3.2 9.09%
1.2 90.91%

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Pocket Tanks Deluxe

What is Pocket Tanks Deluxe?  (from BlitWise Productions)

Pocket Tanks is designed to be easy to learn, yet deep enough to engage the most seasoned artillery fan. If you want to play a 'quick' game with your friends and family without all the messy details, this is the game for you. There are 30 unique weapons in the shareware version including: Napalm, Firecrackers, Skippers...  Read more


Pocket Tanks Deluxe is a software program developed by BlitWise Productions. The most common release is 1.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 16.2 MB (16,991,744 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 32% of users of Pocket Tanks Deluxe come from the United States, it is also popular in India and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.blitwise.com/ptanks.html
Help link: www.blitwise.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pocket tanks deluxe\weapdata
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5F5D8937-508B-440F-9C1B-19CB78DBB834}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pocket Tanks Deluxe

  • pockettanks.exe - Pocket Tanks
  • ptloader.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ptloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8FF00674-29E3-4ACA-8FAE-B61A81B7B0D9}' (runs on registration).
  • pockettanks.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{52853DF4-1833-44DE-B24D-101227721238}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • pockettanks.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Pocket Tanks Deluxe\pockettanks.exe'.

How do I remove Pocket Tanks Deluxe?

You can uninstall Pocket Tanks Deluxe from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Pocket Tanks Deluxe, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Pocket Tanks Deluxe.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.70%
Windows 10 21.21%
Windows XP 6.06%
Windows Vista 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.24%
Windows 7 Professional 12.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.06%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.71%
  India 29.27%
  France 4.88%
  RS 4.88%
  Poland 4.88%
  DZ 2.44%
  Kuwait 2.44%
  Romania 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Jordan 2.44%
  Canada 2.44%
  United Arab Emirates 2.44%
  Slovakia 2.44%
  Egypt 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Dell 14.29%
Sony 10.71%
Lenovo 10.71%
ASUS 7.14%
Toshiba 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
Common models
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Sony VPCEH18FG 3.45%
Sony VPCEA4BGN 3.45%
Sony VGN-NS240E 3.45%


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